The Kay County-LEPC....
Adopted Hazardous Materials Plan for Kay County LEPC
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The Kay County Local Emergency Planning Committee is an
association of members from the towns of Blackwell, Braman, Kaw
Ponca City, & Tonkawa. The mission of the Kay County-LEPC is to
protect the people, property, and natural resources within its
jurisdiction from the potential effects of emergencies involving
The purposes of the Kay County-LEPC are:
- To improve the ability of the local governments,
volunteer organizations, institutions, and general public
within its jurisdiction to prepare for, respond to, and
recover from emergencies involving hazardous materials.
- To support the governments of the six member towns and
the businesses in each of the towns in following rules and
regulations relating to hazardous material emergency
- To improve coordination among the six towns,
surrounding towns, and State and Federal organizations in
planning for, training for, and responding to emergencies
involving hazardous materials.
- To provide the general public in the six communities
with information concerning the use of and incidents related
to hazardous materials and plans for responding to hazardous
Membership in the Kay County-LEPC is free and open to anyone
living or working in one of the six communities (Blackwell,
Braman, Kaw City, Newkirk, Ponca City, & Tonkawa) including local government
officials, businesses, and private citizens. General meetings of
the Kay County-LEPC are held every month on the third Wednesday
at 11:30pm and are open to the
public. The location of the meeting is
Pioneer Technology Center in Room D112 of the
Business & Industry Building
Ponca City, OK. (There is no meeting
held during the month of December).
For more information about the Kay County-LEPC, please contact
your local LEPC chairman.